The Coming of the Book. The Impact of Printing 1450-1800.

London: Verso Books, (1990),

Reprint of the first English edition of 1976. octavo, printed wrappers. 378 pp. Verso Books, Item #27448

Edited by Geoffrey Nowell-Smith and David Wooton. Translated by David Gerard. "Febvre's aim was to reveal not only the technical preconditions, but also the social pressres which shaped the epoch-making transition from the manuscript to the printed page in Europe." Very fine and clean.

Price: $12.50